Associations to the word «Anesthesia»

Wiktionary

ANESTHESIA, noun. (American spelling) (medicine) A method of preventing sensation, used to eliminate pain.
ANESTHESIA, noun. The loss or prevention of pain, as caused by anesthesia.

Dictionary definition

ANESTHESIA, noun. Loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness.

Wise words

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